Sixty Joyless De-Britished Uncrowned Commonpoor Years (1949-2009)

Elizabeth II Vice-Regal Saint: Remembering Paul Comtois (1895–1966), Lt.-Governor of Québec
Britannic Inheritance: Britain's proud legacy. What legacy will America leave?
English Debate: Daniel Hannan revels in making mince meat of Gordon Brown
Crazy Canucks: British MP banned from Canada on national security grounds
Happy St. Patrick's: Will Ireland ever return to the Commonwealth?
Voyage Through the Commonwealth: World cruise around the faded bits of pink.
No Queen for the Green: The Green Party of Canada votes to dispense with monarchy.
"Sir Edward Kennedy": The Queen has awarded the senator an honorary Knighthood.
President Obama: Hates Britain, but is keen to meet the Queen?
The Princess Royal: Princess Anne "outstanding" in Australia.
H.M.S. Victory: In 1744, 1000 sailors went down with a cargo of gold.
Queen's Commonwealth: Britain is letting the Commonwealth die.
Justice Kirby: His support for monarchy almost lost him appointment to High Court
Royal Military Academy: Sandhurst abolishes the Apostles' Creed.
Air Marshal Alec Maisner, R.I.P. Half Polish, half German and 100% British.
Cherie Blair: Not a vain, self regarding, shallow thinking viper after all.
Harry Potter: Celebrated rich kid thinks the Royals should not be celebrated
The Royal Jelly: A new king has been coronated, and his subjects are in a merry mood
Victoria Cross: Australian TROOPER MARK DONALDSON awarded the VC
Godless Buses: Royal Navy veteran, Ron Heather, refuses to drive his bus
Labour's Class War: To expunge those with the slightest pretensions to gentility
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BIG BEN: Celebrating 150 Years of the Clock Tower

Monday, 9 April 2007

Her Majesty at Vimy

The Queen of Canada, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prime Ministers of Canada and France commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.With thanks to Abaca Press

4 comments:

Swift said...

That's gorgeous. Is the ceremony covered anywhere in more detail?

Beaverbrook said...

Nice pics, Tweedy. Go here and choose the any of the video links in the right sidebar:

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070405/vimy_anniversary_070409/20070409?hub=Canada

Younghusband said...

Has anyone managed to find any images of the version of the red ensign flying at Vimy?

Splendor Sine Occasu said...

Note that HRH Prince Philip is wearing the uniform of the Royal Canadian Regiment...